Strong Fundamentals Global Pressure, Minister Darmin Says

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution said that strengthening the national economic fundamental is an important move to ease the global pressure that could hamper the country’s economic growth. “We will continue to improve what we have achieved to this…

Jokowi’s second year: Mind the quality of growth

Ayomi Amindoni The Jakarta Post While President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has managed to boost economic development within two years after taking office, an issue becoming increasingly relevant is the quality of economic growth. Central Statistics Bureau (BPS) data show that…

Jokowi to Form Illegal Levy Eradication Team

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung said that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla would prioritize the law sector in their third year of leadership. One of the breakthroughs, Pramono added, is a law reform policy package.…

No sweet home for amnesty

Viriya P. Singgih, Grace D. Amianti and Prima Wirayani The Jakarta Post- Jakarta. Against the government’s expectations, the amount of funds repatriated under the tax amnesty remains low and experts point to the unappealing investment options onshore as the main culprit.…

Minister Tjahjo: Election Bill will be Finalized This Week

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Interior Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said the election bill will soon be finalized. “It will be finalized and submitted to the President this week,” he said on Tuesday at his office. Tjahjo believes that the bill will be concluded before the…

Jokowi’s second year: maintaining growth momentum

Ayomi Amindoni The Jakarta Post – Jakarta. In the first two years of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla’s administration, Indonesia has managed to maintain economic growth thanks to its prudent fiscal policy, a presidential staff official has said. Denni…

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